Best Practices by UnisLink, Episode 1 -

Best Practices by UnisLink, Episode 1

UnisLink Executive Chairman, David Strand, chats with SHM Founder and Hospitalist, Dr. Win Whitcomb

Best Practices by Unislink is an engaging thought leadership series that introduces independent practitioners to innovations, resources, and insights that can transform the business of their practice.

Today’s host is UnisLink Executive Chairman, David Strand.

David began his career as outside general counsel to then start-up United HealthCare, serving from its formation through its IPO and the creation of its national network of health plans. From his earliest days at United, he has been a passionate proponent of leveraging technology to strengthen physician practices, improve patient health, and improve care delivery throughout the country.

Mr. Strand has spent more than 30 years providing executive leadership to some of the nation’s leading healthcare institutions, including serving as COO of the Cleveland Clinic, COO of Allina Health System, and President of Medica. He has also served as CEO of four early-stage companies, including ExperiaHealth, acquired by Vocera in 2011.

David has served on the board of multiple nonprofits, including American Public Media, Minnesota Public Radio, Southern California Public Radio, and the San Francisco Symphony. Currently, he serves as an Executive Fellow at Project Equity and on the Advisory Board for Marketplace.

Mr. Strand graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College, magna cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts, earned his Juris Doctor, with honors, at University of Minnesota Law School, and was a 2022 Fellow at the Advanced Leadership Initiative, Harvard University.

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